Joseph Taylor Nunley
July 17, 1990 - July 28, 2012
Joseph Taylor Nunley, age 22, of Sabinal, Texas, died Saturday, July, 28, 2012. Taylor Nunley and his brother Thomas Nunley died tragically in an automobile after lunch in route to their Coyote Ranch near Sabinal, Texas.
Taylor was born July 17, 1990 in Sabinal, Texas. He is the son of Dana and Robert Nunley, Jr. Taylor graduated from high school at Fountain Valley School of Colorado. Taylor was a rancher’s son. Since diapers he only wanted to ride with his father on the ranch. He loved his ranches, cattle, wildlife, and he knew what he wanted to do with his life, which was to be a full time rancher and help his family. Taylor was an avid hunter and fisherman and a skilled outdoorsman. He enjoyed tournament bay and gulf fishing with his family off Port Aransas.
Taylor was an Eagle Scout. At age 21 he returned to scouting as an assistant scout leader. Taylor also served as Revaldina District FFA Vice President. Taylor will be sorely missed by his many friends.
Taylor attended Texas Tech University and Sul Ross State University in Uvalde and was enrolled to finish college at Texas State University in San Marcos in the fall.
Taylor is survived by his parents Dana and Robert Nunley Jr. of Sabinal, Texas; sister, Chloe Nunley of Sabinal, Texas; grandmother, Merril Nunley of Sabinal, Texas; grandparents, Tom and Jan Winkle of Uvalde, Texas; aunts and uncles Richard and Kim Nunley of Sabinal, Texas, Mike and Karen Huddleston of Uvalde, Texas, Dawn Winkle of Houston, Texas; and cousins Sarah and Caroline Nunley; Ben Huddleston and wife Catherine, Annie Seiler and husband Scott, Kristen Dawson, Amanda Lytleton and husband Chris.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Robert B. Nunley and great grandfather Red Nunley.
A viewing will be held at the Rushing - Estes – Knowles Mortuary on South Getty from 4 – 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 30. A memorial service will be held at the Coyote Ranch on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. Internment at the Coyote Ranch. .
Pallbearers will be, Katie Bales, Weldon Haynes, Vic Hilderbran, Benjamin Huddleston, Gatlyn McGee, Olin Moore and Heath Sutherland. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Dulin. Garret Eagle, Reagan Freida, George Golightly, Lala Guiterrez, Emy Hanna, Maggie Hanna, Sage Hanner, Dalton Haughey, Ben Hawkes, Eli Karp, , Lukas Langer, Eric Navarro, Colby Powell, Gavin Pyot, Jessie Joe Rodriguez, Joey Rodriguez, Ross Sutherland, Isaac Spear, Hagan Talamentes, Wiles Larimer, Nick Westermin, Trey Wilson
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Camp Fawcett Foundation, c/o First State Bank of Uvalde, P O Box 1908 Uvalde, Texas 78802.